June 20, 2021
Science News

Underwater coral skyscraper taller than the Empire State Building found in Great Barrier Reef – Telegraph.co.uk

Dr Jyotika Virmani, executive director of Schmidt Ocean Institute, said: “To find a new half-a-kilometre tall reef in the offshore Cape York area of the well-recognised Great Barrier Reef shows how mysterious the world is just beyond our coastline.
“This powerful combination of mapping data and underwater imagery will be used to understand this new reef and its role within the incredible Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area.”
Katie Matthews, the chief scientist at conservation charity Oceana,…

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